Special Olympics Torch Run Coming May 30th

Once again, Mason County Law Enforcement are holding the Torch Run for Special Olympics in May. Officials with the Special Olympics and Special Olympics athletes from Mason County were featured at Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury’s Law Enforcement Breakfast Friday.

This year’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will be running through Mason County on May 30th. The public and local area businesses are encouraged to cheer on Law Enforcement Torch Runners and Special Olympians as they run the torch route through Mason County.

Runners will start at the Belfair Safeway and finish at Little Creek Casino running past several locations including the the Mason County Sheriff’s Office North Precinct, James A. Taylor High School, North Mason High School, Hawkins Middle School, Lake Limerick, Mason County Fire District 9 Station on Road Runner Drive, the Alderbrook community, Alderbrook Resort, the Washington Corrections Center, Shelton High School, downtown Shelton and the Squaxin community.

You can help raise funds for Special Olympics by supporting Mason County Law Enforcement in the 2019 Special Olympics Torch Run. Donations can be made online at specialolympics.masoncountysheriff.us or by contacting Sheryl Hilt at at shilt@co.mason.wa.us. You can also purchase an official 2019 Torch Run t-shirt from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.

If you wish to register as a runner, click here, and put in “Mason County Sheriff’s Office” as the agency name.

Participating Law Enforcement agencies include the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Shelton Police Department, Squaxin Island Tribal Police, Skokomish Tribal Police, Washington State Department of Corrections, Washington State Fish and Wildlife, Washington State Parks, Washington State Patrol, Mason County Fire and EMS Providers and the US Army.